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One-off Workshops for Adults


Make a Lampshade

Tutor: Marie Monro Tickets: £25

Tickets:  £25

Come and create a contemporary drum lampshade in this fun workshop suitable for all skill levels - so you don’t have to be able to sew! You’ll be shown how to create your own unique professional looking illumination. All tools and equipment supplied but please bring your own lightweight fabric at least 1m x 0.5m and 1m of trimming if desired.

Saturday 9 February, 14:00 Book now

Mid-Century Kitchen: Make a Handprinted Tea Towel

Tutor: Fabiola Knowles Tickets: £70, £63 concessions

£70, £63 concessions

To celebrate local heritage and tie in with our Vintage Kenwood project, we have arranged a special printing day. Artist and printmaker Fabiola Knowles, who will guide you through a creative process, from drawing to adapting your design for print.   Using a variety of printing techniques, you will create your own baking / kitchen themed tea towel with a mid- century vibe. Materials will be provided but bring along an apron or old shirt.

Saturday 9 March, 12:30 Book now

Pastels: Blooming Spring

Tutor: Robyn Cheyne Tickets: £20, £18 concessions

£20, £18 concessions

Celebrate the joys of springtime with the vibrant colours and distinctive forms of spring flowers. You will learn a wide range of techniques and tips as either an introduction to soft pastels or to improve your skills in this versatile medium. Tutor Robyn Cheyne will be demonstrating and offering support at all times. Suitable for all levels of ability.

Saturday 13 April, 13:00 Book now

Train as a Playwright


Are you a budding playwright based in Hampshire? We are partnering with multi-award-winning theatre company Papatango to offer a very special playwriting course from January – May 2019 – and it’s completely free! 18 writers will be selected take part in workshops on all the key elements of playwriting, becoming part of a writing network, and completing their own brand new play. One of the plays will then receive a staged reading at The Spring with a professional cast in the Langstone Room.

Papatango are one of the UK's biggest new writing theatre companies. Writers they have launched have gone on to win BAFTAs, OffWestEnd, Alfred Fagon and Royal National Theatre Foundation awards, premiere worldwide, and make work with the RSC, National Theatre, BBC and in the West End. Papatango's first book, Being A Playwright: A Career Guide for Writers was published in 2018 by Nick Hern Books. No prior experience is required, but participants are asked to attend all sessions on 12 Jan, 9 Feb, 16 Mar, 13 Apr and 25 May.

Find out more and apply for this special opportunity at

Saturday 12 January - Saturday 25 May, 10am